SUSAN HAUPTMAN

(1947-2015)

BORN: Michigan

EDUCATION:

1969-70 Wayne State University, Detroit, MI – M.F.A.
1967-68 University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI – B.F.A.
1965-66 Carnegie Institute of Technology, Pittsburgh, PA

SOLO EXHIBITIONS:

2009-10 “Susan Hauptman,” Forum Gallery, New York, NY
“Susan Hauptman,” Lux Art Institute, Encinitas, CA
2006-2007 “Susan Hauptman: Drawings,” Forum Gallery, New York, NY
(cat.)
2004 Forum Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
2002 “Drawn from the Heart”, Forum Gallery, NY
2000 Georgia Museum of Art, Athens, GA
“Walter Gropius Masters Workshop Series: Drawing the
Figure“, Huntington Museum of Art, Huntington, WV
1999 “Animations,” Forum Gallery, New York, NY
1996 Tatistcheff Gallery, New York, NY (cat.)
Tatistcheff/Rogers Gallery, Santa Monica, CA (cat.)
1993 Tatistcheff Gallery, New York, NY
Campbell-Thiebaud Gallery, San Francisco, CA (cat.)
1992 Norton Gallery of Art, West Palm Beach, FL
Tatistcheff Gallery, Santa Monica, CA (cat.)
1990 Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington, DC (cat.)
1989 Jeremy Stone Gallery, San Francisco, CA
1988 Allan Stone Gallery, New York, NY
1984 Allan Stone Gallery, New York, NY
Triton Museum of Art, Santa Clara, CA
Jeremy Stone Gallery, San Francisco, CA

SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS:

2017 We the People, Minnesota Museum of American Art, St. Paul, MN
Seeing With Our Own Eyes, Forum Gallery, New York, NY
Forum Gallery Celebrates 55 Years of Modern and Contemporary Art, Forum Gallery, New York, NY
2016 20/21 – VISIONARY ARTISTS OF THE 21ST CENTURY, Forum Gallery, New York, NY
2014 Wives, Daughters and Lovers, Forum Gallery, New York, NY
2013 “Singular Vision”, Forum Gallery, New York, NY
“Roots and Links: Gifts from the Women’s Committee of the Corcoran Gallery of Art, Corcoran Gallery of Art”, Washington, DC
“Lies that Tell the Truth: Magic Realism in Contemporary Art”, University Art Gallery at Indiana State University, Terre Haute, IN
“CHARCOAL!”, Schick Art Gallery at Skidmore College in Saratoga Springs, New York,
2012 “Perception of Self”, Forum Gallery, New York, NY
“Five Decades: Art and Artists of Forum Gallery 1962-2012”, Forum Gallery, New York, NY
2011 43rd Collectors Show & Sale, Arkansas Arts Center, Little Rock, AR
“Vantage Point”, Forum Gallery, New York, NY
2010 “Contemporary Figurative Art in U.S.A. – A Selection”, Casa
Dell’Arte, Beyoglu, Istanbul, Turkey
2010 Collector’s Show & Sale, Arkansas Arts Center, Little Rock, AR
2009 “A Figural Presence,” Chapel Art Center at Saint Anselm College,
Manchester, NH
“Reflections/Refractions: Self-Portraiture in the Twentieth Century,”
Smithsonian National Portrait Gallery, Washington, DC
“The Human Subject,” The Cleveland State University Art Gallery,
Cleveland, OH
“Summer Selections,” Forum Gallery, New York, NY
2008-09 “Contemporary Women’s Self Portraiture: The Kahlo Legacy,”
Spheris Gallery, Hanover, NH
2008 “The Figure Revealed: Contemporary American Figurative
Paintings and Drawings,” Kalamazoo Institute of Art, MI
“Scrutiny: Artist Self Portraits,” Suzanne H. Arnold Art
Gallery, Lebanon Valley College, Annville, PA
“Not Without Form: Recent Drawings and Works on Paper,”
Donna Beam Fine Art Gallery, University of Nevada, Los
Vegas
2007 – 08 “Visions; Selections from the James T Dyke Collection of
Contemporary Drawings,” Naples Museum of Art FL; Arkansas Arts Center, Little Rock, AR
2007 “The Fine Art of Drawing: Modern & Contemporary Works on
Paper,” Forum Gallery, New York, NY
“About Face”, Long Beach Museum of Art, Long Beach, CA
“The Feminist Figure,” Forum Gallery, New York, NY
“Real and Imagined: Works of Art by Wayne State University
Alumni Ed Farga, Susan Hauptman and Carol Pylant,”
Elaine L. Jacob Gallery, Detroit, MI
“The Figure in Pastel,” Butler Institute of American Art, Youngstown, OH
2005-6 “2005 Collector’s Show,” Arkansas Art Center, Little Rock, AR
“Singular Expressions: Sheldon Invitational,” Sheldon Memorial Art Gallery, Lincoln, NE
2005 “Figurative Impulse,” Forum Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
“Looking at Herself,” Lyme Academy College of Fine Arts, Old Lyme, CT
2004 “Artist Talk: Five Years,” Lyme Academy College of Fine Arts, Old Lyme, CT
“Drawings VII,” Koplin Del Rio Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
“Self-Evidence: Identity in Contemporary Art”, DeCordova Museum and Sculpture Park, Lincoln, MA
“Masters and Mavericks”, Seraphin Gallery, Philadelphia, PA
“Displacement: Contemporary Drawings”, Gescheidle Gallery, Chicago, IL
“Contemporary Art from a Figurative Perspective,” Laguna College of Art and Design, Laguna Beach, CA
2003 “Go Figure! Manifestations of the Human Form in Contemporary Art,” Turchin Center for the Visual Arts, Appalachian State University, Boone, NC
“Transforming the Commonplace,” Susquehanna Art Museum, Harrisburg, PA
“Modern and Contemporary Portraits curated by Townsend Wolfe,” Forum Gallery, New York, NY
“Magic Realism: A New Generation,” Sangre de Cristo Art Center, Pueblo, CO
“Contemporary Works on Paper”, Forum Gallery, New York, NY
“Collector’s Show,” Arkansas Art Center, Little Rock, AR
“The New York Collection 2003-2004,” Albright Knox Museum, Buffalo, NY
2002 “Dog Days of Summer,” Savannah College of Art Design, GA
“Representations: The Art of Drawing,” Schick Art Gallery, Skidmore College, Saratoga Springs, NY
“A Decade of American Contemporary Figurative Drawing,” Frye Art Museum, Seattle, WA
2001-02 “Magic Vision,” Arkansas Arts Center, Little Rock, AR
2001 “Drawings,” McNeese State University, Lake Charles, LA
2000 “Visiting Lectures, Department of Visual and Environmental Studies,” Carpenter Center for the Visual Arts, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA
“Nude + Narrative,” P.P.O.W., New York, NY
“Still Lifes,” William Baczek Fine Arts, Northampton, MA
1999 “Contemporary Still Life,” The Contemporary Art Center of Virginia, Virginia Beach, VA
“New Visions by Nine Contemporary Women”, Forum Gallery, New York
“1999 Nexus Biennial Celebrating Local Figures,” Nexus Contemporary Art Center, Atlanta, GA
“Self Portraits,” Elaine L. Jacob Gallery, Detroit, MI
1998 “It’s Still Life,” Forum Gallery, New York, NY
“The Figure,” Marcia Wood Gallery, Atlanta, GA
“Still Life Painting Today,” Jerald Melberg Gallery Inc., Charlotte, NC
“The Figurative Impulse,” Miami-Dade Community College, Kendall Campus Art Gallery, Miami, FL
“Drawings IV,” Koplin Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
“Realism Knows No Bounds,” van de Griff Gallery, Sante Fe, NM
“Theater of Self-Invention: Self-Portraiture in Contemporary Art,” J.B. Speed Art Museum, Louisville, KY
1997-98 “Table Tops: Morandi’s Still Lifes to Mapplethorpe’s Flower Studies,” California Center for the Arts Museum, Escondido, CA
“The Artist’s World,” Hirschl & Adler Galleries, New York, NY
1997 “Gillespie, Hauptman, Stelzmann: Works of Art,” Ann Nathan Gallery, Chicago, IL
“Old Faces, New Faces,” Forum Gallery, New York, NY
“Objects of Personal Significance,” [traveling exhibition] [cat.], Knoxville Museum of Art, Knoxville, TN
“Composite Persona,” [traveling exhibition] [cat.], University Art Gallery, San Diego State University and Fullerton Museum Center, CA
“V.E.S. Visiting Faculty,” Carpenter Center, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA
1996 “Narcissism: Artists Reflect Themselves,” (cat.), California Center for the Arts, Escondido, CA
1995 “Self-Portraits”, Wayne State University, Detroit, MI
“Collecting with Richard Brown Baker,” (cat.), Yale University Art Museum, New Haven, CT
“The Reconstructed Figure,” (cat.), Katonah Museum, Katonah, NY
“Re-Presenting Representation,” Arnot Art Museum, Elmira, NY
“Vital Signs,” (cat.), Los Angeles Municipal Art Gallery
1994 “National Drawing Invitational,” (cat.), Arkansas Art Center, Little Rock, AK
1992 “Susan Hauptman and William Beckman – The Female Nude,” Indiana University Art Museum, Bloomington, IN
“Black and White,” Riverside Art Museum, Riverside, CA
1991 “43rd Annual Academy-Institute Purchase Exhibition,” American Academy and Institute of Arts and Letters, New York, NY
“Recent Acquisitions of the Achenbach Foundation for Graphic Arts, Part Two: 1950-1991,” California Palace of the Legion of Honor, San Francisco, CA
San Jose Institute of Contemporary Art, San Jose, CA,
1988 “Exhibition of Work by Newly Elected Members and Recipients of Awards,” American Academy and Institute of Arts and Letters, New York, NY
“Portraits by California Artists,” (traveling exhibition), Oakland Museum of Art, Oakland, CA
1987 “Present Perspective,” Fresno Art Center & Museum, Fresno, CA
1986 “Best Picks,” Oakland Museum of Art, Oakland, CA
“Bay Area Art: A Jewish Perspective,” Jewish Museum, San Francisco, CA
“Recent Drawings from Northern California,” University of California, Davis, CA
1985 “Realist Drawings and Watercolor,” [traveling exhibition] [cat.], San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, San Francisco, CA
1984 “Recent Drawings by Five Bay Area Artists,” San Francisco Arts Commission Gallery, San Francisco, CA

CURATOR:

2013 Drawing Discourse: 4th Annual Exhibition of Contemporary Drawing, University of North Carolina, Asheville

SELECTED BIBLIOGRAPHY:

Boettger, Suzaan, Art in America, September 1999
Burchard, Hank, “Naked Truths at Corcoran,” The Washington Post,
February 9, 1990
Burkhart, Dorothy, “Mirror, Mirror On the Canvas,” San Jose Mercury
News, August 9, 1991
Chattopadhyay, Collette, “Susan Hauptman,” Artweek, May, 1996
Cullum, Jerry, “ ‘Figure’, an edgy show of surprises,” Atlanta Journal
Constitution, August 21, 1998
Dalkey, Victoria, “Drawing on the Basics,” Sacramento Bee, April 27, 1986
Darling, Michael, “Susan Hauptman,” Art Issues, Summer, 1996
Drawing Difference: An Allotropic Approach, (2014: I.B. Tauris), Mecksimmon, Marsha and Sawdon, Phil.
Drawing Now: Between the Lines of Contemporary Art, (2007: I.B. Tauris), TRACEY: Sawdon, Phil; Selby, Andrew; Downs, Simon; Tormey, Jane
Firestein, Cecily Barth, “Dreams Within Dreams,” ARTSPEAK, January 16,
1988
French, Christopher, “Spaces for Obscure Magic,” Artweek, June 2, 1984
Green, Blake, “Best Picks’ Showcases Four Bay Area Artists,” The
Museum of California, November, 1986
Hagen, Charles, “In Connecticut, a Collector’s Eclecticism, Yale University Art
Gallery,” New York Times, July 14, 1995
Hays, J. Burstein, “Drawing Broadly Defined,” Artweek, October 13, 1984
Heartney, Eleanor, “Looking at Herself,” Catalog Essay, Chauncey Stillman
Gallery, Lyme Academy college of Fine Arts, December 9, 2005
Highwater, Jamake, “Artists Who Work All Night Long,” The Christian
Science Monitor, September 14, 1988
Jones, Harvey L., “The Artists of California: A Group Portrait in Mixed Media,”
(exh. cat., The Oakland Museum, Oakland, California, 1988)
Kandel, Susan, “The Frightening Precision of Hauptman’s Work,”
Los Angeles Times, February 6, 1992
Kandel, Susan, “Real and Surreal: Susan Hauptman,” Los Angeles Times,
February 22, 1996
Kimmelman, Michael, “Hudson Valley Crop: Portraits and di Suvero,
Katonah Museum of Art,” New York Times, July 14, 1995
Kohen, Helen L., “Charcoals Deftly Probe Meaning of Self,” Miami
Herald, May 10, 1992
Koplos, Janet, “Susan Hauptman,” Art in America, July, 1996
LeSuer, Claude, “Visual Olympics to Demolition Derby,” ARTSPEAK,
February 16, 1984
Martin, Alvin, “American Realism” (exh. cat., San Francisco Museum
of Modern Art, San Francisco, California, Abrams, 1985)
Morch, Al, “Drawing Close to Reality,” San Francisco Examiner, May 21,1984
Mochary, Alexandra, “Bay Area Art: Take Another Look,” Antiques and
Fine Art, November/December, 1987
Ollman, Leah, Los Angeles Times, October 2004
Orr-Cahall, Christina, “Best Picks” (exh. cat., The Oakland Museum, Oakland,
California, 1986)
Pagel, David, “Movie Inspired ‘Place’: Going to the Picture Show,”
Los Angeles Times, August 28, 1998
Patterson, Tom, “See yesterday’s still life at Mint, today’s at Melberg,” The
Charlotte Observer, February 22, 1998
Picot, Pierre, “Confronting Self and Others,” Artweek, March 18, 1989
Pincus, Robert, “Fabricated Faces,” The San Diego Union-Tribune, March 10,
1997
Pincus, Robert, “Looking in the mirror,” The San Diego Union- Tribune,
December 13, 2009
Reaves, Wndy Wick “Reflections/Refractions: Self-Portraiture in the Twentieth
Century” (exh. cat., The Smithsonian National Portrait Gallery,
Washington, DC, 2009)
Regan, Kate, “Drawings of Startling Realism,” San Francisco Chronicle, May 19,
1984
Richard, Paul, “Susan Hauptman, Through the Looking Glass,” The
Washington Post, February 3, 1990
Sultan, Terrie, “Susan Hauptman: The Obsessive Image” (exh. cat.,
The Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C., 1990)
Shere, Charles, “Richmond’s B.A.D. Show is G-O-O-D,” Oakland Tribune, July
7, 1987
Tomlinson, Robert, “First Sight: Bay Area Drawing,” (exh. cat.,
Richmond Art Center, Richmond California, 1987)
White, Cheryl, “Quality as a Common Denominator,” Artweek, November 15,
1986

AWARDS AND GRANTS:

2009-10 Artist Residency, Lux Art Institute, Encinitas, CA
2009 Pollock-Krasner Foundation
2002 Pollock-Krasner Foundation
1996 Adolph and Esther Gottlieb Foundation Grant
Elizabeth Foundation for the Arts Grant
1995, 1989 Art Matters, Inc.
1991, 1985 National Endowment for the Arts Fellowship
USA/France Fellowship, National Endowment for the Arts
1990 California Arts Council, Visual Artist Fellowship
1988 American Academy and Institute of Arts and Letters
1984 Oakland Museum Artist of the Year Award
1976 Yaddo Grant, Summer Residence, Saratoga Springs, NY

TEACHING:

1997,2000-02 Harvard University, Cambridge, MA, Visiting Artist
1997-2000 Lamar Dodd Professorial Chair, University of Georgia, Athens
1996 University of CA, Santa Barbara, Visiting Artist
Oregon School of Arts and Crafts, Visiting Artist
1990 San Francisco Art Institute, CA, Visiting Artist,
Wayne State University, Detroit, MI, Visiting Artist
1985 University of California, Davis, CA – Visiting Artist
1981 University of Pittsburgh, PA, Semester at Sea
1974-78 Skidmore College, Saratoga Springs, NY – Asst. Prof.
1974 St. Lawrence University, Canton, NY – Visiting Artist
1972-74 University of Pittsburgh, PA – Instructor

SELECTED COLLECTIONS:

Achenbach Foundation for Graphic Arts, San Francisco, CA
Alan Stone, New York, NY
Arkansas Art Center, Little Rock, AR
California Palace of the Legion of Honor, San Francisco, CA
Chase Manhattan Bank, New York, NY
Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington, DC
Dean Witter Reynolds, Inc., San Francisco, CA
Glenn Janss Collection, Sun Valley, ID
Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, NH
Lee Grant, New York, NY
Mr. and Mrs. Robert Kogod, Washington, DC
Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, NY
Minnesota Museum of American Art, St. Paul, MN
Norton Gallery of Art, Palm Beach, FL
Oakland Museum, Oakland, CA
Pacific Bell, San Ramon, CA
Richard Brown Baker, New York, NY
Smithsonian National Portrait Gallery, Washington, DC